Commissioners still want to fund child care program

20th September, 2016 by

By scott miller

EAGLE — The Eagle County commissioners want to spend $1.82 million a year on childcare programs, and have started sifting through the budget to find it.“We need to be deliberate about how we do this, and what the county’s role is,” said commissioner Kathy Chandler-Henry.A $75,000 study — $50,000 from the county and $25,000 from the school district — called Eagle County’s childcare situation a “crisis.”However, two of the three commissioners — Jeanne McQueeney and Chandler-Henry — rejected a proposal to put a childcare tax on the November ballot, saying voters would not support a $2 million annual subsidy for …

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